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Legal Assistant (12956)

Legal | New York, NY | Contract | From $33.00 to $40.00 per hour

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking a temporary Legal Assistant to work with our client in New York, NY. In this role, you will be working in the New York State Office of the Attorney General office.

Apply today and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!

Job Duties

· Provide extensive assistance to attorneys in a busy professional legal office that handles Federal and State litigation.

· Prepare correspondence and all relevant case materials for the record.

· Electronic file management for NYMatters, including scanning, and transferring documents within NYMatters updating, maintaining, and searching NYMatters for case files.

· Perform document review, including the use of electronic discovery.

· Organize exhibits for examination before trial (EBT).

· Assist assigned attorney with State and Federal trials.

· Serve subpoenas or arrange service.

· Arrange for filing pleadings and other legal papers with the court clerk of record.

· Review discovery demands received and work closely with attorney to prepare responses.

· Assist in the review and redaction of documents for production in response to discovery demands.

· Assimilate transcripts from EBTs or excerpts from trial transcripts.

· Conduct legal research using Westlaw, Federal Court Pacer, NY Courts E-Filing and legal source materials such as statutes, rules and regulations.

· Review litigation documents such as summons and complaints, motions, affidavits and agency determinations.

· Draft and assemble legal documents (Notice of entry, hearing exhibits, legal correspondence, judgments, subpoenas, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

· High School or Technical Degree/Certificate

· Must be proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel and have knowledge of Relativity eDiscovery platform

· Excellent writing and analytical skills, strong communication and organizational skills

*Pay rate range commensurate on experience.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.

EEOC Statement

InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at